Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Predictions

Jon Wilde 23 Sep 2019
  • Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur predictions for their Carabao Cup tie on Tuesday

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Eric Dier in UEFA Champions League action for Tottenham Hotspur (PA Images)

Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Score Prediction

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Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Info

Date: Tuesday September 24 2019
Kick-off time: 7.45pm BST
Venue: JobServe Community Stadium

Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Head-To-Head Record

1 previous match

January 30 2016 (FA Cup 4th round): Colchester United 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur

Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Stats

  • Colchester have not reached the fourth round of the League Cup since 1974-75 when they got to the quarter-finals
  • Tottenham have lost their opening League Cup tie only once in the last seven seasons
  • Colchester have lost just one of their latest eight home games

Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Preview

Colchester have already claimed one Premier League scalp in this season’s Carabao Cup and aim to take an even bigger one on Tuesday when they host Tottenham Hotspur.

The Us followed up their 3-0 home win over fellow League Two club Swindon in the first round by travelling to Selhurst Park and holding Crystal Palace to a 0-0 draw before prevailing 5-4 on penalties.

That was a terrific achievement by John McGreal’s side, who are 10th in the fourth-tier table but in decent form just now after another 3-0 victory against Swindon and a 2-1 home success over Leyton Orient at the weekend.

This will be a huge occasion for the Essex club, who are unlucky not to have got a financial windfall from live TV coverage when they face Spurs for only the second time. The previous occasion was an FA Cup tie four seasons ago when most of Tottenham’s big stars featured but Eric Dier was the only current player to get on the scoresheet in a 4-1 triumph.

Dier is likely to feature again, for the first time this season having been a perennial unused substitute, as Spurs bid to improve upon a record of only two wins in seven matches so far.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side should enhance that slightly alarming record comfortably, but they have kept only one away clean sheet in their last 17 attempts and there may well be a consolation goal for Colchester.

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Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Betting Tips

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    Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Predictions

    Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Info Date: Tuesday September 24 2019 Kick-off time: 7.45pm BST Venue: JobServe Community Stadium Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Head-To-Head Record 1 previous match January 30 2016 (FA Cup 4th round): Colchester United 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Stats Colchester have not reached the fourth round…